We have already seen the Android Go based on Nougat in smartphones like Mi A1 and now Google has announced Android Oreo (Go Edition) at an event in Delhi India. Files Go also uses Google's latest Mobile Vision technology to detect memes. To save data, they can turn on the Data Saver feature to block background data usage and track consumption in real time.
This is a lightweight version of Oreo applied to any device with 512MB to 1GB of RAM, which includes performance and storage improvements, a new set of lightweight Google apps and a tuned version of the Google Play Store which highlights the apps created to work well on your device. Expect a faster performance, more reliable security, better management, and added storage.
However, Android Oreo Go is only available to developers and manufacturers at this point - eligible end-users will have to wait for it to trickle down to their entry-level Droids or wait for new phones with Android Go preloaded to be launched. As of now, most smartphones running Android Oreo have at least 3GB RAM.
"In our efforts to protect users and serve developers, the Google Safe Browsing team has expanded enforcement of Google's Unwanted Software Policy to further tamp down on unwanted and harmful mobile behaviors on Android", the company wrote.
Google Go is the stripped down version of Google Search app.
Aside from that, Android Go also comes with a tuned version of the Google Play Store.
Google's light search app for Android is here, called Google Go. You can also send files faster via this Files Go App. The app prompts users to delete heavy files or files from a particular sources (for example, WhatsApp), and allows them to delete the said files in just two taps. Moreover, the Files Go app also makes it easier for users to backup files to the cloud - be it Google Drive or any other cloud storage.